THE force was with this Star Wars Stormtrooper after allegations of a theft in York city centre.

Police were called to Coney Street on Saturday afternoon, to reports of a dispute between the street performer and some youngsters.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said it had been claimed a phone had been stolen, but said nobody had been arrested.

Officers are checking CCTV to find out what happened. The incident was outside Holland And Barrett at about 2.40pm.